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All Things Considered for April 29, 2012

A recent obituary in the Chicago Tribune mourned the death of facts. But are they truly dead? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Death Of Facts In An Age Of 'Truthiness'

The Death Of Facts In An Age Of 'Truthiness'

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Tensions are rising between Sudan and its recently independent neighbor, South Sudan. Adriane Ohanesian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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State Of Emergency Raises The Stakes In Sudan

State Of Emergency Raises The Stakes In Sudan

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Emergency responders are running headlong into a growing phenomenon: roads bottled up by swarms of tornado chasers Matt Piechota /YouTube hide caption

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New Hazard On The Horizon: Amateur Storm Chasers KCUR 89.3

New Hazard On The Horizon: Amateur Storm Chasers

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Chris Colfer, writer and star of Struck By Lightning, at the Tribeca Film Festival, where the film is playing. Larry Busacca/Getty Images hide caption

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Chris Colfer Goes From 'Glee' Singer To 'Struck' Screenwriter

Chris Colfer Goes From 'Glee' Singer To 'Struck' Screenwriter

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Marvin Sapp's new album is titled I Win. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Marvin Sapp: Surviving Loss, 'Keeping It Moving'

Marvin Sapp: Surviving Loss, 'Keeping It Moving'

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All Things Considered for April 28, 2012

Gan Golan of Los Angeles, dressed as the "Master of Degrees," holds a ball and chain representing his college loan debt during Occupy D.C. activities in Washington. Average in-state tuition and fees at four-year public colleges rose an additional $631 this fall, or 8.3 percent, compared with a year ago. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Help For The Economy? Not From Debt-Bound Grads

Help For The Economy? Not From Debt-Bound Grads

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The FlyRights mobile app, created by The Sikh Coalition, will be available for download on Androids and iPhones starting Monday, April 30. Courtesy of The Sikh Coalition hide caption

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Profiled By The TSA? There's An App For That

Profiled By The TSA? There's An App For That

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A disastrous rehearsal for D-Day took place on Slapton Sands in southwestern England. Terry Smith/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image hide caption

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Operation Tiger: D-Day's Disastrous Rehearsal

Operation Tiger: D-Day's Disastrous Rehearsal

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Joel Osteen's television program is seen in more than 100 nations and reaches more than 10 million U.S. households each week. He has four No. 1 New York Times bestselling books, a top-ten weekly podcast and sells out stadium-sized worship events across the U.S. and abroad. Joel Osteen Ministries hide caption

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Pastor Joel Osteen: An Everyday Message, Magnified

Pastor Joel Osteen: An Everyday Message, Magnified

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Carrie Underwood's new album is Blown Away. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carrie Underwood: Country's 'Good Girl' Goes Dark

Carrie Underwood: Country's 'Good Girl' Goes Dark

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